Governance & Risk Management

Bullish on Security

Venture Capitalist Alberto Yepez on Newly Branded Firm, ForgePoint Capital
Alberto Yepez, managing director, ForgePoint Capital

Venture capital firm Trident Cybersecurity has rebranded itself as ForgePoint Capital, and Managing Director Alberto Yepez says he is bullish on the market and its emerging focus on the intelligence operations center.

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In a video interview at RSA Conference 2018, Yepez discusses:

  • His new firm;
  • The highs and lows of the current market;
  • The emerging technologies about which he's most bullish.

In 2015, Yepez co-founded Trident Capital Cybersecurity, a venture capital fund investing exclusively in cybersecurity companies that's now known as ForgePoint Capital. He joined Trident Capital as a venture partner in 2008 to assist with cybersecurity investments. After the close of Trident Capital Fund 7 in 2010, he was promoted to managing director to continue to build the cybersecurity franchise. He led the investments in Solera Networks, AlienVault, BlueCat Networks and Mocana. In addition, he started working with Trident's Cybersecurity portfolio companies and joined the boards of Mojo Networks, HyTrust, Neohapsis (acquired by Cisco) and Qualys.

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Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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